The BEST Centre
MAJORCA SWIMMING TRAINING CAMPS
The BEST Centre hosts an outdoor Olympic swimming pool in the south east corner of Mallorca and the perfect place for swim improvement, swimming clinics, underwater video analysis and Family Swim Holidays. Ideal for swimmers, triathletes and open water swimmers of all levels.
Since opening the doors in July, 2009, the centre has hosted camps for the National teams from Great Britain, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Finland and Luxembourg, as well as club teams from across the UK, Europe and as far as China.
Colonia Sant Jordi is a 30 minute bus transfer from Palma airport. The BEST Centre is a 5 to 10 minute walk from a choice of 3 and 4* hotels and only a 5 to 10 minute walk from some of the best beaches in Mallorca
Majorca Swimming Training Camps
The training centre consists of a state of the art 10 lane 50m x 25m x 2m pool, on-site gym, dry land area and meeting room as well as showers and changing facilities for able bodied swimmers and swimmers with disabilities.
The centre is a modern, reliable facility that includes: 10 lane outdoor 50 metre Astral competition standard, free-standing pool. There are two filming windows from the side, one at 1m and another at 15m and there is also a viewing platform on the roof of the main building.
There are plenty of kick boards and pull buoys on site, as well as a limited number of paddles, stretch cords and other toys that could be important
A one-storey building next to the pool for the changing rooms, re-furbished gym, First Aid room, massage and treatment room, office, meeting room/audio visual room and relaxation area.
3 x open-air 50m heated pools each has 8 lanes separated by ropes, and timing pace clocks at both ends of the pool.
For land training there is a fitness gym and weight training area. The indoor sports centre has badminton, volleyball, squash and basketball courts. Tennis and a 400m athletics track are located outside. Water sports are also available. The sports staff organise a daily programme of activities, and during the year there are feature weeks across a range of sports and fitness activities.
This hotel is located in the south of Mallorca, in a coastal islet area surrounded by untouched beaches and abundant vegetation.
Rooms are spacious and boast plenty of natural light in this hotel. They also open out to the spectacular gardens and swimming pool. It is also located 329 yrd from Playa de Els Estanys and next to the port, allowing you to make the most of the beach activities on offer.
When staying at this hotel, we can offer the pool training sessions at a discounted rate and include free water and 3 x 1 hour gym sessions complimentary.
The Sur hotel is a 4 star hotel located on the rocky coast that runs around the town. The hotel is a 7 minute walk to the BEST Centre pool. The Sur has good standard buffet food at all meals and a 25m swimming pool.
The hotel is a 10 minute walk to the beaches on each side of the town. We recommend the very well priced ‘All inclusive’ option at the Sur, which includes all drinks and snacks any time throughout your stay, during and outside of meal times.
The Club Colonia is an excellent 4 star hotel and is the close hotel to the pool, located opposite the training centre. The Blau is a popular resort hotel & spa with outstanding food and an abundance of leisure activities.
There are full and half board options. There is a cafe restaurant on site which is very good and serves very good lunches for 7-12 euros. We can section off an area for your club if required. There is a shop and a medical centre on site.
For our Majorca Swimming Training Camps, Charter and Low cost airlines such as Easyjet, Jet2 and Ryanair fly daily into and out of Palma from many UK regional airports. Flight costs vary from £120 in low season to £250+ in high season periods. Travel time from Palma Airport to the BEST Centre is around 30 minutes. Flights can be quoted upon request.